LINC 68G: TEACHING & LEARNING WITH GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATORS
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Summer 2021|
|Hours:||3 lecture per week (36 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||Basic computer skills and knowledge of Macintosh or Windows operating systems; familiarity with web browsers, email, downloading, and uploading.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
The student will be able to:
- Identify the main functions and features of the tools available in the G Suite for Education and select appropriate tools to fulfill educational objectives.
- Describe and evaluate the impact that technology has had on teaching and learning with consideration for future-ready work habits.
- Develop instructional plans that teach and encourage digital citizenship.
- Augment textbook lessons with digital resources.
- Transition to a primarily paperless classroom with G Suite for Education tools.
- Combine tools to develop an efficient system for communicating with all members of a classroom or school community.
- Improve time and task management skills with digital aids.
- Implement procedures to improve the efficiency and productivity of meetings.
- Develop virtual assignments and manage student workflow and feedback.
- Collect, analyze, and share data on student growth to demonstrate evidence of effective teaching.
- Develop instructional plans for teaching online skills and digital literacy to students of varying age and ability levels.
- Design interactive lessons that integrate multiple tools and increase student engagement.
- Facilitate group work using online tools inside and outside of the classroom.
- G Suite for Education tools
- Impact of technology
- Benefits of the digital classroom
- Digital classroom goals
- Modern workforce requirements
- Changes to the role of learning
- Digital citizenship
- Copyright and fair use
- Online safety
- Augment textbook lessons
- Incorporating video
- Digital extension activities
- Collaboration with students
- Paperless classroom
- Google Drive cloud storage
- Uploading and creating documents in Drive
- Organizing Drive files
- Collaboration on Docs
- Classroom integration with Docs and Drive
- Developing quizzes with Forms
- Gmail organizational benefits
- Gmail translation feature
- Google Chat messaging
- Class websites
- Google groups
- Sharing student work
- Time management
- Creating and sharing with Calendar
- Setting reminders and notifications
- Managing multiple calendars
- Managing tasks with Google Tasks and Keep
- Integrating Tasks and Calendar
- Adding notes and sharing media in Keep
- Qualities of productive and efficient meetings
- Scheduling meetings, participants, and resources
- Tracking attendance and participation
- Shared Docs for agendas, minutes, and follow-ups
- Conducting online meetings with Google Meet
- Sharing screens
- Virtual assignments
- Developing rosters
- Assigning student work
- Assignment management strategies
- Feedback importance and strategies
- Types of data
- Methods for collecting data
- Organizing and configuring information to accurately represent results
- Information security
- Data analysis processes
- Charts and graphs
- Sheets and Docs integration
- Online skills and digital literacy
- Searching online
- Evaluating sources
- Filtering search results
- Avoiding plagiarism
- Customizing Chrome web browser
- Chrome apps and extensions
- Interactive lessons
- Improving presentation communication
- Graphic design impact on messaging
- Adding dynamic content
- Apps for engagement
- Digital tools for STEM classes
- Group work
- Meaningful and effective collaboration
- Supporting collaboration with G Suite for Education tools
- Assigning and collecting work in Classroom
- Docs features for writing, feedback, and revision
- Best practices for driving discussions
- Tools to support synchronous and asynchronous discussions
- Reviewing and evaluating group contributions
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
2. When taught online via Canvas students must have current email accounts and/or ongoing access to computers with email and web browsing capability
Method(s) of Evaluation
Designing and developing an online course plan and product or project
Presenting the product or project to peers, capturing feedback, and using it to revise the product or project
Making constructive contributions to class discussions and peer review feedback
Method(s) of Instruction
The student will be writing notes, listening, and participating in lecture presentation
The student will be observing an instructor-led demonstration and/or actively practicing the demonstrated skills
The student will be presenting and communicating their ideas in discussion and/or participating in peer reviews
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Clark, Holly. The Google Infused Classroom: A Guidebook to Making Thinking Visible and Amplifying Student Voice, 1st ed.. 2019.
Curts, Eric. Control Alt Achieve: Rebooting Your Classroom with Creative Google Projects, 1st ed.. 2020.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
- Writing assignments include a major course project and multiple developmental projects, online discussion response, and critical analysis of peer's educational projects.
- Outside assignments include conducting project development, planning, reading, and developing the project through an iterative process.
- When taught online these methods may take the form of video, audio, animation and webpage presentations. Writing assignments are completed online.